Fifteen infants rescued as Sichuan baby-trafficking ring busted

2016-01-19 18:21:24

Police in southwest China's Sichuan province rescued 15 infants, some sick with colds and pneumonia, after busting a major human-trafficking ring and arresting 78 people involved in supplying babies to wealthy buyers.

China reports fewer fire casualties in 2015

2016-01-19 17:31:51

China reported 1,742 deaths from fires in 2015, a year-on-year decrease of 4 percent, data from the Ministry of Public Security showed Tuesday.

Cold wave sweeps across China

2016-01-19 17:26:18

Most parts of China will experience a rapid drop in temperatures together with snow and rain in coming days as a strong cold front is on the way to hit.

Young bookworms turn subway carriage into reading room

2016-01-19 16:57:42

Chinese youngsters read books in a subway carriage for half-an-hour during the "Let Reading Occupy the Subway" campaign in Beijing on Sunday. Some 53 participants, including three foreigners, took part in the campaign, which aims to encourage people to read more books.

Internet adds spin to China's circular economy

2016-01-19 16:27:43

The recycling sector is one of the beneficiaries of Chinese government's "Internet Plus" initiative to enable more businesses to harness the Internet.

Chinese find world's largest canyon below Antarctic

2016-01-19 14:50:40

Researchers from China's 32nd scientific expedition to the Antarctic discovers a 1,000 kilometer-long canyon beneath an Antarctic ice sheet.

Glass bridge across Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon under construction

2016-01-19 14:09:58

Laborers work on the glass bridge across the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan Province, Jan 18, 2016. The bridge is 430 meters long, six meters wide and 300 meters above the valley. It is capable of holding 800 people at once and is expected to be opened to tourists in the first half of this year.

Central China police bust cross-border drug gang

2016-01-19 13:54:33

Police in the central Chinese province of Henan apprehended 114 suspected members of an organized cross-border drug syndicate.

Three dead, 18 injured as car hits crowd in China

2016-01-19 13:54:27

Three people died and 18 others, many of them students, were injured as a man drove his car into a crowd on Tuesday morning in East China's Jiangxi province, said government sources.

Pipeline leak halts heating supply in part of Beijing

2016-01-19 12:10:07

A leaking pipeline has caused suspension of heating supply to 420 households in downtown Beijing on Monday night.

Glitch halts traffic on NW China high-speed rail

2016-01-19 12:09:52

Traffic on a section of a high-speed rail line linking northwest China's Xinjiang with its neighboring provinces has been halted since Monday morning due to a fault on the line.

Police rescue 15 babies from child-trafficking ring, dozens nabbed

2016-01-19 12:06:14

Police rescued 15 babies and nabbed 78 suspects after they broke up a child-trafficking ring in East China's Shandong province who were suspected of kidnapping babies in Southwest China's Sichuan province and selling them to Shandong.